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Pranascope

Global Life Force Energy Energy is everywhere–inside of us, outside, pulsing in waves and bursts throughout the entire universe. We are powered by energy and deeply affected by its changes at the same time. As long as I can remember, I have been sensitive to the energy of others and […]

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Trance Dance & Cacao Ceremony

Trance dance is a traditional shamanic healing technique that draws on percussive rhythms combined with breath work, entrancing sounds and the use of blindfolds to take participants on an embodied psycho-spiritual journey into deep states of consciousness. The experience, led by Kari Levine and Hamid Jabbar, will begin with setting […]

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The Life Purpose Problem

If you spend any time in the types of circles where I hang out–e.g with yogis, Buddhists, free thinkers, spiritual seekers, etc.–you often will hear people talking about the idea of a “life purpose.” My colleague, Elizabeth Peru, often writes about this in her Tip Off Reports, encouraging people to use […]

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How it is Inside

A teacher of mine says that “how it is inside, is how it is outside.” What they mean is that how we are feeling inside–the energy (prana) vibrating and flowing within us–is exactly the same energy vibrating and flowing through the whole universe. Yoga is a process of awakening to […]

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Take Time to Listen

We as humans are such visual creatures. Our eyes are constantly taking in information as our brains work hard to process and distill the many sights into an image of our world that does not overwhelm. Generally speaking, wherever our visual attention goes is where our mind goes. In yoga, […]

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Love of the Eternal Part 2

A few weeks ago I wrote about how we often get distracted by the changing aspects of those we love–their physical appearance, their changing beliefs, their weight, etc. If you missed that post, you can find it here. Those aspects I called prakriti because in yoga philosophy they are changing and […]

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Riding a Wave or Crashing

The intense energy that led us into Tuesday’s spectacular full moon may have had one of two effects depending on how you prepared and reacted to it–you could have ridden that wave into the end of the week feeling empowered and ready to make significant steps outside your comfort zone, […]

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Closing Out a Serious Week

We are nearing a clearing on what has been a week of challenges. This past weekend was filled with unsettling energy. You may have noticed yourself questioning your relationships or, perhaps, you were lending an ear to a friend questioning their relationships. Relationships are not simply person-to-person. We have relationships […]

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Love of the Eternal

One week ago I wrote about how we would be riding a crest of high energy and boy was I right! For many, that energy took them all the way through the weekend until Sunday morning, when things started to calm down. The high energy brought lots of introspection and […]

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